The Indiana Room is a great resource for local information:
- our community: back then, right now, and tomorrow
- genealogy and city, county, and state history
- grants and nonprofits with Nonprofit Central 
At War & At Home A digital collection of Civil War era documents. 
Herald-Times Index to the Looking Back Series  (PDF) Articles on county history written by Rose McIlveen. An Excel  version is also available. Many articles have been clipped and filed in the Indiana Room.
Monroe County 1930 Census  (Excel)
Monroe County Civil War Regiments  (Excel)
Monroe County Civil War Timeline  (PDF)
Monroe County Coroner Reports 1896 - 1935  (PDF)
Monroe County Family History Files  (PDF)
Monroe County Index  (PDF) (Excel ) covers vertical newspaper clippings (c.1968 - 2011) on subjects about area people, industries, organizations, government, schools, buildings, crimes and criminals, and events. Includes the files from the Monroe County History Center and other collections.
Monroe County Inventory of Primary Documents (PDF) 1855 - 1875
Monroe County Local History Files on Microfilm  (Excel) Submitted by community members in the 1970s.
Monroe County Maps 1820 - Current  (PDF)
Monroe County Microfilm Collection  (Excel) Early records for deeds, county commissioners, marriages, estate, quit claim, soldiers discharge papers, and more.
Monroe County Newspapers on Microfilm  (PDF)
Monroe County Obituary Index  (1824 - current with some interruptions.)
Monroe County Oral Histories Index  (Excel) Part of the Indiana University Oral History Project in the 1970s.
Monroe County Yearbook Index  Search for faculty, staff, and students.
Smithville News  A digital collection of newspapers and photos from Smithville area (1897 - 1915).